Banana Cake | Slimming Friendly

February 11, 2020
slimming world banana cake bread
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If you’ve got a sweet tooth, you’ll absolutely love this slimming friendly banana cake.

It’s quick and easy to make, and is a great choice if you’ve got friends coming over, want to impress someone special, or just fancy something indulgent but light for breakfast. 

As you’ll know if you’re a regular reader, I’m a big fan of cooking and baking from scratch. Today though, we’re using a little bit of a cheat.

There’s nothing wrong with making life a little easier sometimes, and I know that you’ll be really impressed with the result! 

For the full ingredients list and detailed instructions, see the recipe card at the end of this post. Make sure you check out this important information first though… 

How many calories are in this slimming friendly banana cake recipe? 

There are 100 calories in one slice of this banana cake. 

The average man needs to consume around 2,500 calories a day to maintain a healthy body weight.

For the average woman, it’s around 2,000 calories a day.

If you’re aiming to lose weight, you’ll want to consume less than this to ensure that you’re in a calorie deficit and help you to reach your goals! 

To find out more about calories, visit the NHS website.

How many Slimming World Syns are in this recipe? 

Syns are trademarked by Slimming World, and the precise and up to date values are only available to paying members. 

As such, I’ve made the decision to omit the Syn values from my recipes moving forward. 

Be assured though that the recipes here will always be made to be slimming friendly. 

Refer to the Slimming World app to calculate the Syns, or speak with your consultant. 

If you’re not already a paying member, you can find joining offers in women’s magazines throughout the year. 

The Skinny Food Co’s Banana Cake Mix

Like I’ve mentioned, we’re using a bit of a cheat here, in the form of The Skinny Food Co’s Banana Cake Mix

This makes the recipe super quick, easy, and so, so, tasty. 

The mix uses 100% natural flavours and colours, and zero palm oil. 

Be sure to check out the other products in their bakery range, including chocolate muffins, chocolate chip cookies, and flapjack! 

slimming world banana cake bread

Specialist equipment you’ll need to make this banana cake

Using a silicone loaf tin will make life easier when you’re making cakes and bakes like this Slimming World banana cake, as it’ll help ensure that you can easily remove it from the tin without any sticking or breakages. 

Looking for more dessert recipes? 

Just because you’re following a slimming plan, it doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy a sweet treat!

Here are a few more options that you might want to check out… 

slimming world jam sponge pudding cake

This slimming friendly jam sponge pudding is one of the quickest desserts you’ll ever make, and can also be served for breakfast. 

chocolate banana french toast

Another fantastic sweet choice is this slimming friendly chocolate and banana French toast. Again, this would make a great weekend breakfast option! 

slimming world banana cake bread
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5 from 1 vote

Banana Cake

Super quick and easy, this Slimming World friendly banana cake is perfect when you fancy a sweet treat!
Prep Time5 mins
25 mins
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American, British
Servings: 10
Calories: 100kcal



  • Heat your oven to 160 degrees fan/180 degrees.
  • Spritz a silicone loaf tin with low calorie cooking spray.
  • Add the packet of cake mix to a large bowl, with the eggs, oil, and water, and mix together well.
  • Pour the mixture into the loaf tin, and top with the chopped banana.
  • Bake in the centre of the oven for 22-24 minutes, or until a skewer comes out clean.
  • Serve and enjoy!


The nutritional and Syn values provided are carefully calculated and correct at time of publication but may not always be completely accurate.
If you're serious about sticking rigidly to your plan, it's always worth doing your own calculations for extra peace of mind - and remember, we may be using different brands or variations of ingredients which can significantly impact the nutritional and Syn values! is not responsible for any loss or damage due to reliance on nutritional information provided here. is an independent and UNOFFICIAL website, and it is in no way affiliated with, endorsed by, or representative of Slimming World. I’m NOT a Slimming World consultant, nor am I trained to give advice on any aspect of the plan, and so any information provided here should never replace the guidance of your consultant.
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Calories: 100kcal

Have you tried this Slimming World banana cake recipe? I’d love to see it!

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I love to see your creations! 

Oh, and before you go…

Why not pin this Slimming World banana cake recipe so you can come back to it later?

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One response to “Banana Cake | Slimming Friendly”

  1. 5 stars
    Oh my gosh this cake sounds incredible. I can’t believe it’s slimming friendly xo

    Makeup Muddle

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